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Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie

Who says you can’t love your veggies for breakfast? I made this for breakfast this morning and totally fell head over heels (Erinn did too I think). I’m a sweet potato fan (!!), especially this time of year when it is so chilly out, and dreamt about creating a perfect sweet potato pie smoothie that […]

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A Farewell to Lettuce Love Cafe (and Kindfood)

Let us Love Back in May 2010, when Kindfood opened its doors, I had no idea what my heart was getting into. For all of my life I have wanted to help others and to show them a better way of eating – without ‘processed foods’ or ingesting harmful toxins from animal-based foods and create […]

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The Art of Taking Time

in our world, time is so precious. We’re always in a hurry, constantly rushing from one thing to the next, with little down time in between. I often find myself in the middle many things. On my emails, engaging with staff, working on marketing materials, and running Kelly’s Bake Shoppe all at the same time. […]

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The Idea of Mothering On Mother’s Day

I’ve had this gnawing in me this week…to be able to shed some of my feelings on the commercialized, Hallmark day called, Mother’s Day. I tend to like what they call it in the UK: Happy Mothering Day. If you are a mother, not yet a mother, chose not to be a mother or maybe, […]

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Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and with spring flowers blooming and the sun coming out more often, there are lots of things you can plan on doing with your Mom this year. Though gifts are always nice and well appreciated, spending time with Mom is also a great option. Breakfast in bed for […]

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Easy Ways to Help the Environment

  cut down food waste There are countless editorials and news stories on the amount of food that North Americans consume every year, but there is far less coverage of what we don’t eat. On average people in North America throw out about 40% of their food every year. This food waste ends up in […]

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Erinn's Guide to Travelling Solo

I just got back from travelling Costa Rica on my own and had an amazing time. Though some people are nervous to travel alone, it’s an amazing experience that everyone has to try at least once in their lifetime. If you plan the right way, stay safe, and know what you’re doing, taking a solo […]

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Costa Rica Life Lessons

This is my ‘takeaway’ from my trip to Costa Rica in February. I was gone for a month to learn more about life and learn more about me and it turned out to be one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. Here are my lessons: Happier with Less They say that, ‘money doesn’t […]

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Quotes to Love By

“Don’t forget to fall in love with yourself first.” – Carrie Bradshaw “Dear woman, You’ll just be too much woman. Too smart, too Beautiful, too Strong. Too much of something that makes a man feel like less of a man, which will start making you feel like you have to be less of a woman. The biggest mistake […]

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Share Your LOVE

The gift of  YOU to others is the most magical thing you could do at Valentine’s day. I have a few full days this week of sprinkling some fairy dust on others, and the rewards for me are endless. How do we make sure others know they are loved and cared for and that they matter? For me, Valentine’s Day […]

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